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The second leg has started with the tournaments in Doha and Antwerp. :)

As I’ve already mentioned, in the first leg the qualifying round included too many posters, 27 for only 8 available spots. In order to give everyone a fair chance to compete in the main draw, I’ve decided to enlarge the size of the draw and to reduce the number of posters in the qualies. :)

53 persons have signed up for this event.
48 out of these 53 posters will be able to enter the main draw, with:

:) 32 direct entries, including 16 seeds with a first round bye
:) 8 wild cards, assigned to the best 8 combinations of the previous tournament
:) 8 qualifiers out of the remaining 13

No rule changes for the qualifying round, the best 8 combinations go through. Only 5 posters will fail to qualify for the main draw, this should be fair enough. :)
 

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ENTRY LIST

1 - Paul
2 - DannyLovesMeghandMon
3 - Rightous
4 - Buttercup
5 - Ayla
6 - AlexSydney
7 - Mary Pierce
8 - Rocketta
9 - Bh440
10 - Tim Wilson
11 - BecoolSerenaLover
12 - Turt
13 - JCAPfan
14 - Sub
15 - Beckl
16 - Jacs

17 - Tennisace
18 - Tia Clara
19 - Sofiane
20 - Arne
21 - KC
22 - Caio Braz
23 - Carot
24 - CanIGetaWhat
25 - Susie
26 - Dawn Maree
27 - Per4ever
28 - Randy H
29 - The Crow
30 - Griffin
31 - Poe
32 - Aloysius

A few notes:

Buttercup and Ayla have the same amount of points, but Buttercup scored a better combination and so is the 4th seed ahead of Ayla, #5. :)

A tie for Tennisace and Jacs too, and with the very same combination. Jacs sneaks in as the 16th seed thanks to the higher value of his spare cards. :)

Same score for Aloysius and Dahveed too; but a better combination for Aloysius, who gets the last direct entry spot. :)

All the other ties were not important for the position in the draw.
 

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WILD CARDS

WC 1 - Gallofa
WC 2 - Bulgar
WC 3 - Polishprodigy
WC 4 - Valda Lake
WC 5 - Ray Rob
WC 6 - Dahveed
WC 7 - Tine
WC 8 - Janice Kersey


These were the 8 best combinations among all the posters who didn’t enter the main draw directly.
Thanks to her joker, three of a kind for Gallofa; two pairs for Bulgar; a pair for the other six. :)
 

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QUALIFYING ROUND

James
ManuelanMaggieLover
Brian & Luis
Adrian
Moon
Kris
Doris
M_Pierce Fan
Josh
Franziska
Fingon
Mary Cherry
Croat123


Mary Cherry and Croat123 join the game for the first time in this 2nd leg. :)
Welcome, good luck! :wavey:
 

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The draw and the list of the spare cards will be posted later this week, as soon as possible. :)

Thank you, good luck! :wavey:
 

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Thanks for the info Doc - nice to see that my values are good enought for a wild card.

Thanks :)

-Rachel :wavey:
 

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Hi Rachel! :wavey:
Good luck for this second leg! :bounce:

Croat123,
in brief:

:) you have chosen 5 tennis players

:) these players are given a card value according to their performance in the WTA Tour tournaments

:) your 5 cards give a combination which is ranked according to the traditional poker rules

:) your result is compared to the ones by the other posters to decide the outcome of the Tennis Poker leg

If you have any question feel free to ask.
Thank you, good luck! :wavey:
 

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SECOND LEG MAIN DRAW

1 - Paul bye
KC vs Dawn Maree
Janice Kersey (WC #8) vs Carot
14 - Sub bye

10 - Tim Wilson bye
(Q8) vs CanIGetaWhat
Sofiane vs Poe
8 - Rocketta bye

3 - Rightous bye
Caio Braz vs Bulgar (WC #2)
Gallofa (WC #1) vs (Q7)
15 - Beckl bye

11 - BecoolSerenaLover bye
Tennisace vs Per4ever
Valda Lake (WC #4) vs (Q6)
5 - Ayla bye

6 - AlexSydney bye
Tia Clara vs Arne
Griffin vs (Q4)
12 - Turt bye

16 - Jacs bye
Ray Rob (WC #5) vs (Q3)
Susie vs (Q5)
4 - Buttercup bye

7 - Mary Pierce bye
Tine (WC #7) vs (Q1)
Randy H vs Dahveed (WC #6)
9 - Bh440 bye

13 - JCAPfan bye
Aloysius vs Polishprodigy (WC #3)
(Q2) vs The Crow
2 - DannyLovesMeghandMon bye

 

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2nd leg spare cards

22 - Lisa Raymond
28 - Rita Grande
29 - Cristina Torrens-Valero
30 - Anne Kremer
31 - Tatiana Panova
36 - Marlene Weingartner
37 - Elena Likhovtseva
39 - Lina Krasnoroutskaya

41 - Martina Sucha
43 - Gala Leon-Garcia
45 - Nicole Pratt
46 - Anabel Medina-Garrigues
47 - Paola Suarez
48 - Amy Frazier
49 - Anastasia Myskina
50 - Meilen Tu
 

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These are the 16 higher ranked players who haven't been chosen. This means that all the top 50 are now involved in the game, together with other 13. :)

This group of 63 players for the 2nd leg doesn't include Kapros, Kruger and Molik anymore, while Frazier, Medina-Garrigues, Myskina, Pratt, Serra-Zanetti, Smashnova and Sucha join in for the first time this year. :)

It will take a bit to write down all the spare card assignments, I'll probably be able to post everything only next week. But I've already made the draw; if you're so curious that you simply can't wait, just ask. ;)
 

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thank you doctorG for your hard work, can't believe i have to qualify but no wonder with my first leg performance.:eek:
I think i have 2 aces with seles and venus so not bad so far....I hope...thanks again:D
 

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MAIN DRAW with teams and spare cards

1 - Paul bye
Paul
Clijsters / Henin / Mauresmo / Tanasugarn / V.Williams
Likhovtseva / Sucha

KC vs Dawn Maree
KC
Henin / Hingis / Petrova / Seles / Shaughnessy
Raymond / Frazier
vs
Dawn Marie
Clijsters / Davenport / Seles / S.Williams / V.Williams
Kremer / Myskina

Janice Kersey (WC #8) vs Carot
Janice Kersey
Clijsters / Davenport / Hantuchova / Hingis / Mikaelian
Grande / Sucha
vs
Carot
Clijsters / Henin / Hingis / S.Williams / V.Williams
Weingartner / Sucha

14 - Sub bye
Sub
Capriati / Clijsters / Davenport / Seles / S.Williams
Weingartner / Leon-Garcia

10 - Tim Wilson bye
Tim Wilson
Capriati / Henin / Mauresmo / Seles / S.Williams
Raymond / Myskina

(Q8) vs CanIGetaWhat
CanIGetaWhat
Capriati / Hantuchova / Hingis / S.Williams / V.Williams
Krasnoroutskaya / Sucha

Sofiane vs Poe
Sofiane
Capriati / Clijsters / Davenport / Hingis / Kournikova
Grande / Myskina
vs
Poe
Clijsters / Davenport / Henin / Hingis / S.Williams
Torrens-Valero / Suarez

8 - Rocketta bye
Rocketta
Davenport / Rubin / Smashnova / S.Williams / V.Williams
Kremer / Leon-Garcia

3 - Rightous bye
Rightous
Hingis / Nagyova / Seles / Shaughnessy / V.Williams
Raymond / Suarez

Caio Braz vs Bulgar (WC #2)
Caio Braz
Dokic / Hantuchova / Hingis / Kournikova / V.Williams
Panova / Tu
vs
Bulgar
Coetzer / Davenport / Maleeva / Nola / Pierce
Grande / Frazier

Gallofa (WC #1) vs (Q7)
Gallofa
Martinez / Montolio / Ruano-Pascual / Sanchez-Vicario / Serna
Torrens-Valero / Sucha

15 - Beckl bye
Beckl
Clijsters / Dokic / Henin / Hingis / Seles
Krasnoroutskaya / Tu

11 - BecoolSerenaLover bye
BecoolSerenaLover
Clijsters / Hingis / Seles / S.Williams / V.Williams
Grande / Medina-Garrigues

Tennisace vs Per4ever
Tennisace
Clijsters / Henin / Shaughnessy / S.Williams / V.Williams
Weingartner / Frazier
vs
Per4ever
Clijsters / Dementieva / Dokic / Henin / Hingis
Krasnoroutskaya / Myskina

Valda Lake (WC #4) vs (Q6)
Valda Lake
Capriati / Dokic / Hantuchova / Maleeva / Mauresmo
Raymond / Pratt

5 - Ayla bye
Ayla
Capriati / Mauresmo / Rubin / S.Williams / V.Williams
Kremer / Frazier

6 - AlexSydney bye
AlexSydney
Dokic / McQuillan / Seles / Stevenson / Testud
Kremer / Medina-Garrigues

Tia Clara vs Arne
Tia Clara
Capriati / Clijsters / Henin / Mauresmo / V.Williams
Torrens-Valero / Pratt
vs
Arne
Dokic / Henin / Seles / Shaughnessy / S.Williams
Weingartner / Tu

Griffin vs (Q4)
Griffin
Bedanova / Clijsters / Henin / Mauresmo / Testud
Raymond / Leon-Garcia

12 - Turt bye
Turt
Clijsters / Dokic / Hingis / S.Williams / V.Williams
Panova / Pratt

16 - Jacs bye
Jacs
Clijsters / Dokic / Henin / Hingis / V.Williams
Raymond / Sucha

Ray Rob (WC #5) vs (Q3)
RayRob
Clijsters / Henin / Hingis / Mikaelian / Seles
Likhovtseva / Myskina

Susie vs (Q5)
Susie
Clijsters / Henin / Testud / S.Williams / V.Williams
Torrens-Valero / Medina-Garrigues

4 - Buttercup bye
Buttercup
Henin / Hingis / Seles / Shaughnessy / V.Williams
Panova / Suarez

7 - Mary Pierce bye
Mary Pierce
Capriati / Hingis / Pierce / S.Williams / V.Williams
Torrens-Valero / Frazier

Tine (WC #7) vs (Q1)
Tine
Clijsters / Shaughnessy / Tulyaganova / S.Williams / V.Williams
Krasnoroutskaya / Frazier

Randy H vs Dahveed (WC #6)
Randy H
Capriati / Clijsters / Hantuchova / Henin / Shaughnessy
Torrens-Valero / Myskina
vs
Dahveed
Henin / Hingis / Majoli / Mauresmo / S.Williams
Grande / Pratt

9 - Bh440 bye
Bh440
Bovina / Clijsters / Davenport / Henin / Seles
Grande / Suarez

13 - JCAPfan bye
JCAPfan
Capriati / Clijsters / Hingis / Seles / V.Williams
Likhovtseva / Medina-Garrigues

Aloysius vs Polishprodigy (WC #3)
Aloysius
Davenport / Hingis / Schiavone / V.Williams / Zuluaga
Krasnoroutskaya / Pratt
vs
Polishprodigy
Capriati / Hingis / Schwartz / Serra-Zanetti / V.Williams
Panova / Sucha

(Q2) vs The Crow
The Crow
Clijsters / Dokic / Henin / Shaughnessy / V.Williams
Grande / Tu

2 - DannyLovesMeghandMon bye
DannyLovesMeghandMon
Capriati / Davenport / Hingis / Seles / V.Williams
Kremer / Pratt
 

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QUALIFYING ROUND with teams and spare cards

James
Dementieva / Hantuchova / Martinez / Nagyova / V.Williams
Torrens-Valero / Tu

ManuelanMaggieLover
Farina-Elia / Maleeva / Seles / Shaughnessy / V.Williams
Likhovtseva / Pratt

Brian & Luis
Henin / Hingis / Mauresmo / Rubin / Schnyder
Krasnoroutskaya / Leon-Garcia

Adrian
Clijsters / Henin / Hingis / Sugiyama / Tulyaganova
Raymond / Medina-Garrigues

Moon
Clijsters / Seles / Serna / Stevenson / V.Williams
Panova / Myskina

Kris
Capriati / Clijsters / Davenport / Schett / Testud
Panova / Medina-Garrigues

Doris
Clijsters / Davenport / Hingis / Mikaelian / Schnyder
Raymond / Tu

M_Pierce fan
Capriati / Davenport / Mauresmo / Pierce / Tulyaganova
Likhovtseva / Suarez

Josh
Clijsters / Henin / Shaughnessy / Testud / V.Williams
Weingartner / Pratt

Franziska
Clijsters / Daniilidou / Henin / Lamade / Schett
Torrens-Valero / Leon-Garcia

Fingon
Henin / Hingis / Montolio / Nagyova / Tulyaganova
Kremer / Suarez

Mary Cherry
Clijsters / Dechy / Henin / Mauresmo / Pierce
Panova / Frazier

Croat123
Hantuchova / Hingis / Majoli / Schiavone / Seles
Weingartner / Medina-Garrigues
 

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:eek: I might have to face Paul in the 2nd round IF I can get pass Dawn?:eek:

Thanks Doc! Good luck everyone!:bounce:
 

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Cing,
tough opponents, but you've been lucky to draw Raymond as a spare card, she's in the Memphis final. :D
Thank you, good luck! :wavey:
 
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